In Other News

New Sly Fox brew SRT Ale will benefit the Schuylkill River Trail

By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter |

Parkhouse in Upper Providence wants to open more assisted-living rooms in geriatric facility

UPPER PROVIDENCE >> The Parkhouse geriatric facility has given residents from its independent-living section, Montgomery Meadows, at least until July to find new homes so it can create more nursing care and assisted-living rooms in its facility....

By Dan Clark @Danclark08 on Twitter |


  • News

    Chester County web page aids volunteerism

    WEST CHESTER >> Volunteer Appreciation Week may be ending soon, but the opportunities for residents to donate their time and skills to various government and non-profit agencies in Chester County will continue on throughout the year.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Phoenixville resident seeks help to prevent Valley Forge Bridge detour cutters

    PHOENIXVILLE >> What’s been promised as a months-long closure of Valley Forge Bridge is already beginning to cause traffic concerns among residents in the borough.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Music

    University of Valley Forge to host spring concert April 25

    The University of Valley Forge will host its annual spring concert on Saturday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Flower Chapel on the Phoenixville campus.

    Courtesy of the University of Valley Forge |

  • Music

    Providence Chamber Orchestra performing at St. John’s in Phoenixville

    The 35-member Providence Chamber Orchestra will appear in concert at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 355 St. John’s Circle, Phoenixville, on Sunday, at 4 p.m.

    Courtesy of St. John’s Lutheran Church |

  • Features/People

    Celebrating National Volunteer Week

    Michael Smith of Royersford celebrated National Volunteer Week last week with a hug from some of the employees he works with at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. Mike has 4,560 hours of volunteer service so far at PMMC doing deliveries, administrative tasks and other support work beyond his normal duties for the staff in the Respiratory Department. Mike also volunteers in the Java’s Brewin’ location in the main lobby and Spring-Ford Family Practice.


  • News

    Officials working to move forward with transportation improvements

    State Sen. Andy Dinniman and Phoenixville Mayor Michael Speck recently brought together PennDOT and local officials for a meeting on upcoming transportation improvement projects in Phoenixville.


  • Opinion

    Wolf’s homecare order a money grab, puts personal care choice at risk

    For the past 25 years, Don Lambrecht and David Smith have teamed up to allow Dave, a homebound quadriplegic, to lead a productive and fulfilling life — and they’ve formed a close friendship in the process. But earlier this year, a little-known

    Courtesy of the Fairness Center |

  • Opinion

    Equal work deserves equal pay

    When Doris and Don Fisher opened their small retail store in 1969, they each put up $21,000 in savings and, without even discussing it, paid each other the same salary. That’s how equal partnerships work.

    By Linda D. Hallman and Sonia Syngal Courtesy of the American Forum |

  • Columns

    Think About It: Just Did It

    Robert H. Schuller was a force. When he died recently at 88 years of age, I felt as though I had lost a friend. Although I never shook his hand, his influence in my life was profound.

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

  • News

    Ursinus student hospitalized with self-inflicted wounds

    COLLEGEVILLE >> An Ursinus University student was transported to the hospital Wednesday night after an apparent self-inflicted stabbing.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

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